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Thinking outside the boxes
After nearly four decades of growth, The Container Store's DC had reached its limits. That's when the retailer installed a high-performance automated fulfillment system that has reshaped its entire operation.
A fruit-full solution
Mobile racks help a fruit grower keep products fresh and accessible.
Roll out the barrels!
With its craft beer business booming, beverage supplier Atlas Distributing needed a better way to store and handle heavy kegs. Specialized gravity-flow racks provided the answer.
The workers who came in from the cold
In the old days, workers at Thermo Fisher Scientific had to don cold suits and brave the freezer in order to fill orders. Thanks to a redesign featuring flow racks and "deli doors," that's no longer the case.
Rack-supported freezer gives fast-growing bakery room to rise
A rack-supported structure helped Vieira's Bakery solve its storage space crunch without having to erect a whole new building.
A hot new system for cold storage
When it outgrew its main production and distribution facility, Mydibel, a Belgian producer of frozen potato products, built an automated high-bay warehouse with a state-of-the-art storage and retrieval system.
AS/RS keeps the bottles flowing for distribution center
Automated storage and retrieval systems aren't common in bottling operations, but an AS/RS has helped increase efficiency and reduce damage at The Glenmore Distillery's Kentucky DC.
Warehouse upgrade has beautiful results for cosmetics company
A warehouse addition outfitted with new racks and swing reach trucks makes product storage and retrieval easy for a beauty products supplier.
A field guide to racks
This quick and dirty primer on the most common types of pallet racks will help you determine which type is best suited to a particular application.
Cruze control
Producing a car a minute requires coordination, split-second timing, and a lot of behind-the-scenes support. Here's how GM keeps the Chevrolet Cruze assembly lines humming.

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